More Richmond city council candidates have come out in support of cannabis retail in the city.
Selling bud in brick-and-mortar shops has gotten a decidedly frosty reception from current council, and no retail stores are currently allowed in the city.
But some council hopefuls want that to change.
Jason Tarnow, a lawyer, was the first candidate to publicly throw his support behind cannabis retail, saying Richmond would miss out a sizeable chunk of tax revenue by saying no. …
All incumbent councillors besides Loo said they do not support cannabis retail in Richmond. Incumbent mayor Malcolm Brodie also opposes it.